In another dominant title defense, Valentina Shevchenko scored another TKO finish at UFC 266. Against a rather tentative Lauren Murphy, ‘Bullet’ cruised for the first three rounds until she picked up the pace in the fourth and secured the stoppage with ground and pound. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to her performance.
A upset would be a great story tonight but this lady is a KILLER........— Sodiq Yusuff (@Super_Sodiq) September 26, 2021
Damn Valentina is such a beast!— Funky (@Benaskren) September 26, 2021
I think Valentina is one of my favorites to watch. Her technique is phenomenal. #UFC266— Mike “The Lone Wolf” Trizano (@TheLoneWolfMMA) September 26, 2021
Lauren has to actually take a risk. Make the champ question SOME part of her game! #UFC266— Miranda Maverick (@FearTheMAVERICK) September 26, 2021
Terrible cornering— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) September 26, 2021
is there a fighter who can with valentina in the 125 pounds? #UFC266— Juan Espino El Guapo (@juan_espino_ofi) September 26, 2021
If I may repeat my earlier tweet with different names:— Liv Parker (@Liv_4_MMA) September 26, 2021
Let’s be honest. Murphy was never going to beat Shevchenko. Just wasn’t gonna happen.
They all have the same talking points per-fight, but once that cage door closes, Val is an absolute sniper. #UFC266